Mary Gentile featured speaker at 30th Del Alamo/Hogan Business Ethics Symposium
March 25, 2022
Mary C. Gentile, Richard M. Waitzer Bicentennial Professor of Ethics at University of Virginia Darden School of Business, will serve as the featured speaker of the Del Alamo/Hogan Symposium on Business Ethics, hosted by the Pamplin College of Business, on Tuesday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Burruss Auditorium. Her talk, “Giving Voice To Values: The 'How' of Values-Driven Leadership Development,” will also be available to attend via Zoom.
Gentile is the creator and director of Giving Voice to Values, a pioneering business curriculum for values-driven leadership. The curriculum has been featured in Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, Stanford Social Innovation Review, McKinsey Quarterly, among others, and presented and/or piloted in over 1,350 business schools and organizations globally. She has authored numerous books and articles, including the award-winning “Giving Voice To Values: How To Speak Your Mind When You Know What's Right,” and has partnered with Nomadic.fm for online interactive social cohort-based modules.
From 1985-1995, Gentile was a faculty member and manager of case research at Harvard Business School and one of the principal architects of the school’s Leadership, Ethics, and Corporate Responsibility curriculum. She co-authored “Can Ethics Be Taught? Perspectives, Challenges, and Approaches at Harvard Business School” and was content expert for the award-winning interactive CD-ROM, “Managing Across Differences.”
Gentile earned her Bachelor of Arts from The College of William and Mary and her Master of Arts and Ph.D. from State University of New York-Buffalo.
The Del Alamo/Hogan Symposium on Business Ethics is sponsored by the Business Leadership Center of the Department of Management and by Pamplin alumni Robert F. Hogan Jr. (ACCT ’78, ’80), and Jorge Del Alamo Jr. (ACCT ’69), and his wife Lin. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the purpose of the symposium is to focus the attention of students, faculty, and the wider university community on ethical issues in business and society. It is also part of the Second Annual VT Ethics Week.
Previous symposium speakers have included academics, authors, government officials, and executives from SAIC, Tyco, Enron, Arthur Andersen, and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts.
The talk is free and open to the public; no tickets needed. For assistance, please call 540-231-6353. Questions should be addressed to Rich Wokutch.